Quotes by Greek Philosopher Heraclitus


There is nothing permanent except change. Heraclitus

It would not be better if things happened to men just as they wish. Heraclitus

Change alone is unchanging. Heraclitus

Immortal mortals, mortal immortals, one living the others death and dying the others life. Heraclitus


Much learning does not teach understanding. Heraclitus

Even sleepers are workers and collaborators on what goes on in the universe. Heraclitus

A man's character is his guardian divinity. Heraclitus

You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you. Heraclitus

No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger. Heraclitus

If you do not the expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail. Heraclitus

Character is destiny. Heraclitus

To be evenminded is the greatest virtue. Wisdom is to speak the truth and act in keeping with its nature. Heraclitus

Nothing endures but change. Heraclitus

God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger. Heraclitus
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Wisdom is one thing, to know how to make true judgment, how all things are steered through all things. Heraclitus

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man. Heraclitus

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play. Heraclitus

Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony. Heraclitus

Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn't even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back. Heraclitus

To do the same thing over and over again is not only boredom: it is to be controlled by rather than to control what you do. Heraclitus


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